James W. Cather

Brief Life History of James W.

When James W. Cather was born on 20 November 1864, in Niles, Weathersfield Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel L Cathers, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ann Holliday, was 25. He married Geneva Amanda Jane McKinney on 11 August 1888, in Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Weathersfield Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 25 July 1937, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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James W. Cather
Geneva Amanda Jane McKinney
Marriage: 11 August 1888
Gladys Katherine Cather
Howard Baldwin Cather
Cleo Cather Young

Sources (10)

  • Jay W Cather, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James W. Cather - Government record: birth-name: James W. Cather
  • Jay Cother, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


Nebraska is the 37th state.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from Cather (alias Catter) in Kilmaranock, Dunbartonshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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